Capitol Report: Dems pick up win with $15 minimum wage, tolls looking uncertain

Capitol Report

It took an all-nighter, but House Democrats got a huge win last Friday, approving a $15 minimum wage.

The increase from the current $10.10 an hour will happen over a four-year period.

Republicans argued this will kill jobs. Democrats said the wage hike will improve the lives of working families.

Related Content: Connecticut House passes $15 Minimum Wage

Also, we are hitting the three-week mark on the legislative session, and the future looks uncertain for electronic tolls in Connecticut.

Governor Lamont is shifting his push for tolls into high gear, but the fate of tolls may rest with a handful of Democrats who are still on the fence.


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